publication . Article . Contribution for newspaper or weekly magazine . 2016

Privacy Management in Facebook Profiles of Adolescents

Alexandra Torres-Rodríguez;
Open Access Spanish; Castilian
  • Published: 01 Jan 2016
  • Publisher: Universidad de Sevilla
  • Country: Spain
This study analyzes privacy styles on Facebook. They involved 373 students ages 13 to 17 who answered a questionnaire about privacy in Facebook. The emerged three patterns of privacy corresponding with a protective style, in which users receive messages from friends, and friends of friends; restrictive style, in which teenagers are open to meet new friends; and exposed style, in which users had personal information and content with access for everyone. As teenagers become the dominant use of Facebook, also acquire greater conscience of privacy.
free text keywords: Adolescents--Xarxes socials, Facebook, Privacitat, Redes Sociales Online, Privacidad, Adolescencia, Online Social Networks, Privacy, Adolescence
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